Taxon  Report   1137    
Brachypodium distachyon  (L.) P. Beauv.
False brome,  Purple false brome
Brachypodium distachyon, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Brachypodium
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromus distachyos
PLANTS: Trachynia distachya
More information about  Brachypodium distachyon

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Oct 14, 2019).